Charles D. King made history as he rose from the mailroom of William Morris Agency to its first African-American partner, spearheading the careers of everyone from Oprah and Tyler Perry to Missy Elliott and Janet Jackson.

In our new episode of Blueprint with Complex's Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever, King chronicles how he left WME to launch Macro, a multicultural media company responsible for Fences, one of 2016's biggest films.

Watch King's full interview above and subscribe to Complex to catch upcoming episodes of Blueprint